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Hispanic Hero Who Thwarted NM Kidnapping Honored While Disclosing He is Undocumented

Friday, Albuquerque honored one of its locals, Antonio Diaz Chacon, as a true hero for thwarting the kidnapping of a 6-year old in his neighborhood. Little did he know that in doing what he claimed “anyone would do” his undocumented status would be revealed and place him center stage of the immigration reform debate. continue reading »

Mexico’s Economic, Demographic and Social Advances Resulting in Illegal Immigration Decline

In a recent article by The New York Times, Mexico's impressive advances in education, economy and democracy are making Mexican citizens choose to stay in Mexico rather than migrate north to the United States. MexicoToday's video on YouTube and blog on its website illustrate the story. continue reading »

Dominican Sentenced to 24 Yrs in Prison for Drug Smuggling Through Port of Savannah

Jose Orlando Garcia Duran, 33, a native of the Dominican Republic, was sentenced Wednesday to 286 months in federal prison for his role in smuggling cocaine and heroin through the Port of Savannah. continue reading »

Rights of Immigrants Who Have Mental Disabilities and Are Being Deported

The American Immigration Council’s Legal Action Center (LAC) cautiously applauds last week’s decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) concerning the rights of immigrants with mental disabilities in removal proceedings. continue reading »

Mexican Brothers Wanted for Mother’s Day Killing Caught In U.S., Now Deported

Two Mexican brothers wanted in their native country for a murder three years ago were turned over to Mexican law enforcement officials at the San Ysidro border crossing here Friday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers, four days after their capture in Monterey County. continue reading »

Mayor Bloomberg:  Immigration Necessary for U.S. Growth - “You Can’t Deport Them”

This Sunday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was a guest on “Fox News Sunday” where he once again extolled the virtue of immigrants and immigration. continue reading »

Meet Rubén Vives, The Pultizer Prize Winner, Who Narrowly Missed Deportation

Growing up, Rubén Vives never knew that at any moment, he could have be deported. Today, the 31-year-old is a Pulitzer winner reporter for the Los Angeles Times. continue reading »

‘El Kilo’ Suspect in Mexican Mass Grave Killings, Grew up in U.S.

The lead suspect in the mass graving killings in Mexico – thus far official reports puts the number of bodies at 126, unofficially the number is at 145 – is said to have grown up in the U.S. continue reading »

ICE Deports Suspect Wanted in Mexico for Murdering a 4-year-old Boy

A fugitive wanted in Mexico for beating a young boy to death with a hammer in 2001 was deported Thursday to Mexico where he faces aggravated homicide charges. continue reading »

Obama Urged to Halt Deportations until Promised Immigration Reform is Approved

34 Leaders of 24-immigrant advocacy US organizations leaders have asked President Obama to issue an executive order halting all deportations until immigration reform is approved. continue reading »

Four Day Immigration Sweep Nets 58 Undocumented Aliens in Mississippi

During a four-day targeted enforcement operation in and around Jackson that ended Monday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers arrested 58 individuals, including convicted criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and known gang members and affiliates. continue reading »

219 Migrants Found in Mexico Illegally Transported, Some From as Far as Sri Lanka

Mexican authorities have announced the discovery of 219 illegal migrants in the southern state of Chiapas, all were discovered squeeze in one trailer truck. continue reading »

Kalimba Claims His Innocence, Has 6 Days to Present Evidence He didn’t Rape Minor

As Mexican pop star, Kalimba faced a judge for the first time on his rape charges; his fans were holding a vigil outside of the Quintaa Roo prison he is being held in. continue reading »

Rhode Island Man Sentenced for Defrauding Immigrants by Posing as Agent Threatening Deportation

A Pawtucket, R.I., man was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Providence to six months in federal prison; three years supervised release; and ordered to pay $8,700 in restitution to two victims he defrauded while posing as an immigration attorney; continue reading »

Robert De Niro Jokes About Immigration at the Golden Globes (VIDEO)

2011 Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient Robert de Niro slipped several immigration jokes into his acceptance speech. Hear our reaction. continue reading »

Chicago City Council Passes Unanimous Resolution Calling for Federal Government to Stop Deportations

In what is mostly a symbolic gesture, the City of Chicago passed a unanimous resolution urging the federal government to stop the deportations of undocumented immigrants in the city of Chicago. continue reading »

Dominican Republic Resumes Deportation of Haitians

The Dominican Republic is now closing the open door policy it had to its Haitian neighborhoods, in place since the devastating earthquake of January 12 2010. continue reading »

Gay Couple Separated by Deportation Site Peru’s Discrimination Seeking Humanitarian Parole

A couple that has been together for five years are now separated by thousands of miles because a Peruvian citizen overstayed his visa and has now been deported. The federal government does not recognize the civil union of Richard Dennis, continue reading »

One Out of Three Deportation Requests Denied

As immigration reform is being argued all across the country, deportations are at a high, but one out of three deportation requests are being rejected according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University. continue reading »

Illegal Aliens Sentenced to 2-to-4 Years for Causing Death of Immigrant They Were Smuggling

Two illegal aliens from Mexico were sentenced this week to 27 and 51 months imprisonment, respectively, for conspiring to transport and harbor an illegal alien within the United States resulting in his death. The sentences were announced by U.S. Attorney José Angel Moreno. continue reading »